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Arkansas State University Faculty Women's Club Records

Identifier: ASC 014

The Faculty Women's Club, founded in 1938, was created to inform local citizens about the needs of Arkansas State University and serve as a forum for spouses of male faculty and, later, female faculty members. The records include yearbooks summarizing club activities, meeting minutes, membership rosters, and scholarship information.

Dates: 1946 - 2007

Barton Family Papers

Identifier: ASC 004

Siblings Lillian and Elizabeth Barton were active community members and teachers in Jonesboro, Arkansas during the mid-20th century. Lillian in particular was instrumental in developing educational curricula and training teachers in Northeast Arkansas. The collection largely consists of community and school related material including the awards, degrees, and certificates given to the family.

Dates: 1886 - 1977

Burkhammer Family Letters

Identifier: ASC 011

In order to support his family, Joe Burkhammer moved from Greene County, Arkansas to Davis, Michigan. There he obtained work and was able to send money back home to his wife and two children. This collection contains the letters from Joe to his wife Geraldine during the times that he was away working in Michigan and letters that Joe received from Geraldine and their children.

Dates: 1942 - 1955

Cole Family Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: ASC 009

The Cole family relocated from South Carolina to Georgia in the early 1830s. After the Civil War, several members of the family moved to northeast Arkansas, which was largely unsettled at the time. This collection includes Confederate Army papers, family histories, tax documents, paperwork regarding the sale and purchase of property, and family photographs.

Dates: 1837 - 1963

Larry Corbett Collection

Identifier: ASC 015

Larry E. Corbett is a farmer in Alicia, Arkansas who worked together with Noel Baker (who was also a farmer) to improve farm legislation, particularly rice allotment legislation. This collection consists of transcripts of testimony given before various Congressional subcommittees, schedules of Congressional hearings, copies of Congressional farm bills, correspondence with members of Congress, correspondence with other farmers, press releases, newspaper clippings, and farm publications.

Dates: 1974 - 1977

Craighead County Citizens for McClellan Collection

Identifier: ASC 017

This collection was formed by the 1972 the Craighead County Citizens Committee created to campaign for the election of John Little McClellan to the United States Senate. This collection contains information documenting McClellan's successful campaign.

Dates: 1972

Craighead County Home Demonstration Club Records

Identifier: ASC 005
Overview The Arkansas Home Demonstration Club (AHDC) was founded in 1912 with the goal of strengthening families through consumer science education. In Craighead County several local chapters were established by women who wanted to participate in the AHDC curriculum. This collection contains the materials distributed by the AHDC to local chapters including club secretary record books and yearbooks containing the annual curriculum. The collection also contains scrapbooks maintained by various...
Dates: 1936 - 1993

Craighead County Post Office Records

Identifier: ASC 007
Abstract This collection documents the Post Office system in and around Jonesboro during the early 20th century. During that period, First Class and Fourth Class Post Offices worked together to provide an essential service to the largely rural community. This collection includes Post Office record books which record postage sold, undelivered mail, official correspondence, and wages or commission earned. The material in the collection was generated by the postmasters- primarily Henry Houghton - and...
Dates: 1892 - 1912

Flood-Crain Family Papers

Identifier: ASC 003

The Flood and Crain families lived in rural Arkansas and Missouri during the early 20th century. The papers contained in this collection include genealogies, personal correspondence, and materials that deal with day to day life of the families.

Dates: 1860-1962; Majority of material found within 1909-1940

Johnnie J. Herman Collection

Identifier: ASC 022

The documents in this collection belonged to Johnnie J. Herman and was compiled during the time he worked for the Missouri Pacific Railway Company from the 1940s through the 1970s.

Dates: 1940 - 1979

House Select Committee on Current Pornographic Materials Collection

Identifier: ASC 019
Overview This collection is a series in the E.C. "Took" Gathings Collection. This series contains research, artifacts, and correspondence related to the House Select Committee on Current Pornographic Materials that was chaired by Congressman E.C. Gathings in 1951. From 1951-1953 the House Select Committee investigated alleged pornography in "Pocket Sized Books," advertisements sent through the United States Postal Service, and the content of television, movies, radio, and magazines....
Dates: 1951 - 1953

Judd Hill Plantation Collection

Identifier: ASC 024
Overview The Judd Hill Plantation Collection contains documentation of the workings of the plantation from the time of its establishment in 1930 through its evolution into the Judd Hill Plantation Foundation. Contained within this collection is the documentation of the Plantation's establishment; financial records; farm and cattle records; infrastructure improvements; legal records, gin records; real estate and other investments; labor; mortgages and other contracts; the Judd Hill Plantation Store...
Dates: 1929-1986

Mississippi County Nurse-Midwife Project Collection

Identifier: ASC 016
Overview Dr. W. Wayne Workman and Dr. Eva Dodge began the Mississippi County Nurse-Midwife Project in 1976 in order to combat the high infant mortality rate in Mississippi County. This collection consists of documents that pertain to the business side of the project including policies and program information, board minutes, budgets, fees, financial documents, contract information, correspondence (general and personnel related), grant information, structure addition, convention information, and...
Dates: 1976 - 1984

Osburn Family Papers

Identifier: ASC 010

The Osburn family lived in Northeast Arkansas in the late 19th and early 20th century. This collection includes Osburn family genealogies, personal histories, pictures, and legal documents, in addition to birth and death certificates.

Dates: 1859 - 1990

Colonel George Peek Collection

Identifier: ASC 018

Colonel George Peek was a prominent U.S. Army officer who served for 30 years in various capacities. This collection contains documents related to his period of active duty.

Dates: 1873 - 1960

Platz Family Papers

Identifier: ASC 006

The Platz family farmed in Arkansas during the Great Depression. The main crop they grew was cotton but they supplemented their income with corn, wheat, and beans. This collection contains a ledger, receipts, letters, insurance papers, and financial papers that were accumulated over the years of running the family farm and illustrate the difficulties that farmers faced during the mid-twentieth century.

Dates: 1902 - 1968

D.T. Rogers Papers

Identifier: ASC 008

D.T. Rogers and his daughters, Mary Taylor Brown and Mary Elise Lauderdale, were long time educators in Northeast Arkansas. Rogers and mutliple other family members worked at Arkansas State College for the better part of the 20th century. This collection contains the personal papers of the Rogers family including school material, financial records, and personal correspondence.

Dates: 1885 - 1989

Roleson Family Papers

Identifier: ASC 002

The Roleson Family was among the early settlers of the Jonesboro area and rose to prominence in the first half of the 20th century. Several members of the family fought in World War I and went on to practice law in Arkansas. The collection consists of personal correspondence between family members and friends, news clippings, material from both World Wars, and a large collection of handwritten family records notating births, deaths, and marriages.

Dates: 1918 - 1943; 1797 - 1992

Eugene W. Smith Collection

Identifier: ASC 025
Overview The Eugene W. Smith Collection highlights the career of Dr. Eugene W. Smith and his contributions to Arkansas State University. Eugene Smith was raised in Forrest City, Arkansas where he graduated high school. Once he completed his primary education, Smith attended Arkansas State College (1948-1952) followed by the University of Mississippi (1954-1958) where he received multiple education degrees. After completing his degrees, Smith returned to Jonesboro, Arkansas and spent the remainder of...
Dates: 1937 - 2018

Stuck Family Collection

Identifier: ASC 021

This collection contains information on the Stuck Family including family letters and postcards, essays written by Charles Stuck, and artifacts owned by the family.

Dates: 1908 - 1986

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